“Obeast Mode”

I have always struggled with my weight and body image. As a child I was big. My family jokes that as my mother was giving birth to me the doctor looked up and said “With shoulders this big you better hope it’s a boy.” It was very easy for me to put on weight and…

Kanaka Cliff Falls

About an hour outside of Vancouver, in Maple Ridge, lies Kanaka Cliff Falls. This area is wonderful if you are looking for a serene place to have a picnic, or looking for a short and easy family hike. The picnic area and the falls themselves are quite accessible and it would be no problem to…

Dear Dads,

Today is Fathers Day, and if you look at fathers day cards, it is a day dedicated to us, beer guzzling, lazy couch potatoes that do nothing but work on our cars, carelessly make house repairs, disappear for hours to play golf, and neglectfully “babysit” our children while their mom goes grocery shopping. These are…

A few stocking stuffer ideas for your little Goonies!

So Christmas is almost here and if your kids are anything like mine they are a little excited. Making constantly changing lists of things to ask for… apparently my oldest is asking me for everything this year because he said “Santa works really hard and needs a break.” Thanks buddy, but what about my break?!?…